Ontario boosting broadband and cell service for rural communitiesJune 8, 2020
June 8, 2020 – Ontario is investing $150 million in “reliable” broadband and cellular service in rural and remote areas of the province. This initiative is part of the province’s $315-million initiative “Up to Speed: Ontario’s Broadband and Cellular Action…
Telcos to shine post COVID-19: GlobalDataApril 15, 2020
According to GlobalData, although COVID-19 is the most significant theme to impact the technology/telecom industry this year, its effects will be short-term. GlobalData predicts that post COVID-19, telcos are expected to perform well, as the world will be more connected,…
Telecom companies must minimize supply chain risks amid COVID-19: GlobalDataApril 1, 2020
GlobalData recently revised its Tech, Media & Telecom Trends 2020 report to reflect the strain COVID-19 is placing on the technology industry this year. The report analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on 17 different TMT sectors, providing insight on effects…
Telecommunications and IT deemed Essential Services amid COVID-19March 24, 2020
Ontario and Quebec have both released a list of Essential Services that are allowed to continue to operate as usual amid the spread of COVID-19. At the same time, the two provinces are ordering at-risk workplaces to shut down, while…
BICSI releases 14th edition of telecommunications distribution manualFebruary 5, 2020
BICSI has released the 14th edition of the Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM), its flagship manual known as the “definitive resource for telecommunications and ICT infrastructure design for the past 35 years.” The 2,000-page, two-volume 14th edition sees significant changes…
Wesco submits revised proposal to acquire Anixter for $97/shareJanuary 8, 2020
Wesco International, a provider of electrical, industrial and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, advanced supply chain management and logistics services, has submitted a revised proposal to the board of directors of Anixter International to acquire the company for…
New report explains how systems will improve 5G capabilitiesAugust 22, 2019
The new report, Advanced Antenna Systems for 5G, identifies how AAS will be commercialized, provides technical details into the increasing complexity of wireless antenna systems, and illustrates how they are central to the development and deployment of 5G networks.
5G Americas white paper on the connected future of IoTJuly 17, 2019
The report explores the market drivers and technology solutions for IoT trends in verticals and applications, and an overview of developments in global standards for cellular IoT.
Rogers and Communitech announce new 5G Innovation LabJuly 17, 2019
The new Waterloo, Ont. lab, opening in September 2019, will accelerate and launch smart city, IoT and enterprise 5G applications.
Rogers investing in NB-IoT network technologyMay 23, 2019
The technology is best used for asset monitoring, industrial automation, smart meters and smart cities.